squid at the Marquis of Wellington Leicester

Captain Calamari

Calamari: Does everyone have dishes that they just can’t resist when they see them on a menu? Mind is definitely calamari, or more properly squid of any description, but especially in its crispy, crunchy deep fried iteration. Salt and pepper, chilli or plain. I don’t mind. I just love those...

Willow Kitty rainbow baby

Welcome Willow Kitty

Well, you probably all gathered that I didn’t really believe we’d get to where we are today. On the 5th May at 9.37am, Willow Kitty Hadland was born – healthy and happy at 8lbs 4oz. It still feels a little bit like a dream, over two weeks later. It’s been...